Donald Deane has held a variety of jobs, including college English teacher, newspaper reporter/editor, internet project manager, dishwasher and dogcatcher. He now writes exclusively and has contributed to AOL TV and Moviefone among others.
The 10 Best Video Game Memes Ever
Ever since Atari introduced 'Pong' more than 40 years ago, video games have become an immensely popular form of home entertainment. But their legacy isn't simply ruined eyesight, carpal tunnel syndrome and short attention spans. They've also profoundly changed the way we think an…
Dream Come True/We’re About to Become Obese — Introducing Alcoholic Root Beer
Since high-quality, legit Root Beer is made through a fermentation process almost identical to the one used to brew regular beer, we've always been a little miffed that it doesn't actually contain any alcohol. Our booze motto is: "if it could, it should," even though we've found exceptions…
New App Lets You Gaze 10 Years Into Your Boozy Future
If the threat of blackouts and liver failure isn't enough to turn you into a teetotaler, then this new photo app, which simulates the physical effects of alcohol abuse over a period of 10 years, just might.
Is This Really a Photo of an Alien in the Woods in Texas?
Maybe we're just hypersensitive to this sort of thing, but it seems like UFO reports have been pouring in lately. After the possible appearance of UFOs in Google Street View and in the skies over San Francisco and Brooklyn, a man claims to have snapped a photographed of a "Grey&quo…
Mark Wahlberg Did the Local Weather Report in Philly
Luckily for Mark Wahlberg, he has a successful career as an actor to fall back on, because, as this clip from 'Good Day Philadelphia' shows, he doesn't cut it as a weatherman.
Do You Drink Beer Because You’re Addicted to Hops?
We've always been under the impression that people drink beer because it's awesome, but a new article suggests that hops addiction may actually be a real thing. Someone should tell these "scientists" that buzz-kills are rude.
Police Arrest Teen Thief by Following Trail of Cheetos to His Front Door
As any thief worth his salt knows, a clean getaway is absolutely essential. Well, a South Carolina teen recently botched a robbery in a big way after police followed a trail of Cheetos right to his front door. (While that's not the thief pictured above, authorities should still be on the l…
Kindly Red Robin Waiter Gives Free Meal to Expectant Mom
Christmas may have come and gone, but the spirit of giving is alive and well at Red Robin, where a pregnant woman recently got a free meal and a sweet note on her receipt from the restaurant's manager.
New Poll Shows Americans Hate Congress Even More than Nickelback
It's no surprise that Congress' approval numbers have dropped significantly since the fiscal cliff debacle. But what's surprising is exactly how unpopular the legislative body has become. To put things in perspective, Congress is currently more unpopular than even the much-hated rock …
New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu
After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the …
Swedish TV Channel Accidentally Broadcasts Porn During Live News
We love porn as much as the next guy, but there are times when it just isn't appropriate; say, during a live TV broadcast. And yet, a 24-hour Swedish news channel showed an adult film for a full 10 minutes before someone had the bright idea to turn it off. That's funny, we always thou…
Escalator Develops Mind of Its Own and Reverses Direction
Commuting is hard enough, but when a train station escalator suddenly decides to throw its riders off by reversing direction, that's when it's time to find an alternative to mass transit.